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Sleeping bag accommodation

Many guesthouses, rural hotels, hostels and farmer’s lodges, offer sleeping bag accommodation, a truly economic alternative.

Hotel Framtíð
With its new wing of guest rooms and panoramic sea and mountain views, Hotel Framtid in Djupavogir offers a comfortable stay in beautiful natural surroundings. Our new wing has 18 well-designed 17 m2 rooms with shower and WC, telephone and TV. We also have 28 rooms with a basin in several buildings, four new self-catering summerhouses, 25 m2 each and three apartments which are 150 meters from the main building. The new restaurant has seating for 250 persons and is ideal for groups and special events. The old restaurant is full of charm and character and can accommodate 40, with seating for a further in the cellar bar If you have any questions, please give us a call or send us an email at framtid@simnet.is and we will be happy to help you plan your holiday in the east of Iceland.
Ferðafélag Fljótsdalshéraðs - Hiking Club
The Touring Club of Fljótsdalshérað (FFF) is a member of  The Icelandic Touring Association. Every year FFF organizes and offers a variety of tours and trips. Scheduled information on the touring program can be found on our website, www.ferdaf.is. The Touring Club of Fljótsdalshérað runs and operates six huts and lodges with sleeping accomodations. One in Kverkfjöll located in Vatnajokull´s National Park, two in Lónsöræfi at the edge of Vatnajökull Glacier and three in secluded inlets and fjords south of the remote town of Borgarfjörður eystri.
Ferðafélag Fljótsdalshéraðs - Geldingafell
Accommodation: 16 sleeping bags. Telephone: No telephone. GPS: N64°41.711-W15°21.681. Other facilities: Wood stove for heating. Gas stove for cooking. Dry toilet. Camping place. . Notice: The hut is locked the whole year. There is a key box and people need to contact the office for key numbers.  Telephone 354-863 5813
Ferðafélag Fljótsdalshéraðs - Húsavík
A hut under the auspices of the Fljótsdalshérað Touring Club, situated at  Húsavík, the southernmost creek of the so-called Víknaslóðir hiking trail, south of  Borgarfjörður Eystri. There is sleeping bag accommodation for 33. The chalet is heated with a lumber stove and there is gas for cooking, as well as a shower and a WC. Camping facilities at hand.  Gas for cooking, wc. . Accommodation: 33 sleeping bags. Operating time: Closed and locked during winter, wardens during summer. Telephone: No telephone. GPS: N65°23.68-W13°44.42. Other facilities: Wood stove for heating. Gas stover for cooking. Toilets and shower. Camping place, coal grill (but no coals)  
Stóra-Sandfell Travel Service
The travel service at Stóra-Sandfell is located 17 km. south of Egilsstaðir, by highway 95. When driving over the road called Öxi (which is the shortest route) or Breiðdalsheiði, the roads lie between Höfn and Egilsstaðir. At our facilities we offer many different types of accomodations, cottages, rooms or at our campsite. We also offer horseriding tours through Sandfell‘s forest and nearby. Many lovely hiking trails are in the area. Our accomodations are close to all of the major tourist-attractions in the Eastern Fjords. The travel service at Stóra-Sandfell has been run by the same family for 30 years and combines experience with eastern hospitality. We put emphasis on having a good and personal contact with our all guests and want to make sure they will be able to enjoy themselves in a beautiful and relaxing enviroment, surrounded by Icelandic nature. We do offer 10 cottages, of different types, but all are build for 2-4 persons. All of them do have a private kitchenette and access to a gas grill. Six of the cottages have private bathrooms but the other four share a bathhouse together. The 3 rooms each have a private enterence and a small private bathroom. All rooms share a kitchen and all have access to a gas grill. The campsite is surounded by the old birch forest and is ideal for families or induviduals with tents or campers. On the site there are dining benches, making it comfortable to eat outside in the nature. A small stream goes through the campsite and is perfect for the younger members of the family to make a splash in. In the restrooms we have toilets, showers and outdoor sinks with cold and hot water. All of the horseriding tours are monitored by a guide. We always try to make sure we find a horse that suits each and every rider well. Before each trip we go over all safety rules and do some practice rounds inside a fence. There is no fixed time for the riding tours, so all tours are planned individually. The minimum number of riders is 2 for each trip and the maximum is 10 riders. We are open as follows:The accommodation is open from May 15th – September 15th.The horse rental is open from June 1th – September 15th.The campsite is open from June 1th – August 31th. For further information and reservations, please go to our website or contact us through phone or e-mail.
Hotel Staðarborg
Hotel Staðarborg is an accommodating and recent hotel with 30 rooms, located in the heartland of eastern Iceland in the valley Breiðdalur. The hotel is by the Ring road no 1, some 625 km.  from Reykjavík and 100 km from Seyðisfjörður. This makes it a suitable resting place for those traveling on the ferry Norraena. Recreational opportunities for traveler abound in this beautiful area Staðarborg opened in June 2000. It is situated in the eastern part of Iceland, in the valley Breiðdalur, between Egilsstaðir and Höfn. The building is a former schoolhouse which has now been thoroughly renovated. The hotel can accommodate 54 people in 30 spacious rooms complete with private facilities and television.The hotel restaurant offers meals a la carte, refreshments are available throughout the day. Facilities at Hotel Staðarborg include a jacuzzi and a grassy sports field. Also available: Sleeping bag accommodation and a camping site.English and Spanish spoken.
Berunes HI Hostel
With a spectacular mountain range on one side and a tranquil seafront on the other.  Berunes truly has the best of both worlds.  Berunes offers beautiful vistas and unbeatable hiking opportunities.  Stay at the charming Berunes HI Hostel, located on the north side of Berufjörður fjord.  Here, you will find a large collection of books, as well as free Wi-Fi.  Relax, enjoy the remote location, and treat yourself to the renowned pancake breakfast at Gestastofan next door.  Not only is Berunes a fantastic place to stay close to the ring road, but also a tranquil destination in and of itself. Next, to the hostel Berunes is a campsite, sheltered with growth.  There are two areas, one is for the smaller tents and the other is for the travel campers and mobile homes. The campsite at Berunes is rather small, quiet and offers good shelter from the wind.  Please note: Vinsamlegast athugið eftirfarandi: The camping ground will onpen April 15 close on October 15. Price list:  Normal fee ISK 1700, discount for senior citizens and members of the Icelandic Campers Society is ISK 200. Free for 12 years and younger. Breakfast during opening hours. Dogs are allowed, although only if you are staying in one of our huts. For further information, please contact us by email or on the internet. Check out our website for more information - www.hostel.is/hostels/berunes-hi-hostel
Hotel Aldan
Hótel Aldan of Seyðisfjörður consists of three old but extensively renovated houses two of which are located by the little pond in the heart of this quaint old town in the Norwegian Schweitzer-style. Each house encompasses 9 rooms and a dining room as well.  Aldan restaurant has also been renovated and has got a new name; “Nordic” and is now focusing even more on local Icelandic ingredients, mostly from the Eastern fjords. The third one, dating from the late 19th. century was used as banking premises for decades but has been renovated all while respecting traditional values. The house has 7 double rooms and 2 triple rooms. Most rooms have space for an additional bed and one room can accommodate a group of six. Flexible design makes it possible to combine some of the rooms to form a "suite" or family rooms for 4 to 6 persons. Next summer we will have 22 hotel rooms and two apartments that can accommodate up to 6 persons each. The apartments are situated in a building that housed the first school in town only a minutes’ walk from the main hotel building. As we are a small and active hotel we are unfortunately not able to block book our hotel during the summer. We hope this will not affect our partnership and urge you please to contact us for further explanation if needed.
Síreksstaðir Farm Holiday
You will find the farm Síreksstaðir in glen Sunnudalur, a small and peaceful haven off valley Hofsárdalur in Vopnafjörður. The farm boasts a small guesthouse with 7 rooms along with two summerhouses, each with space for 4 people. Both offer comfortable accommodation with a roomy deck and one has a hot tub.  The guesthouse has a living room, bathroom, and showers in shared facilities. Síreksstaðir is a traditional farm with sheep, cattle, horses, and ducks in addition to guest accommodation. Since this is a working farm, our guests will have “front row seat” during the moving season and other farm activity. The Bustafell regional museum is nearby and all services are at hand in Vopnafjörður, just a few miles away. For further information, see our website. 2 cottages, well equipped. Sleeping place for 4 in each cottage. 1 house with 7  double/twin rooms, shared facilities. Sleeping bag accommodationPlease contact for prices and booking information. 
Ferðafélag Fljótsdalshéraðs - Sigurðarskáli
. Accommodation: 75 sleeping bags. Operating time: Closed and locked during winter, wardens during summer. Telephone: 863 9236. GPS: N64°44.850-W16°37.890.Other facilities: Oil stove for heating. Gas stove for cooking. Toilets and showers. Camping place.
Á Hreindýraslóðum
In the heart of the Reindeer, East Skjöldólfsstaðir schoolhouse provides accommodation in single, double and triple rooms with shared facilities. Also sleeping bag accommodation. Interior and outdoor playground for children. Swimming pool and hot pots. Camping site and restaurant on the premises.  Please contact for prices and booking information. Also, open on request for groups
Mjóeyri Travel Service
Mjóeyri Cottages are one of Eskifjörður’s trademarks. They are the charming, red-colored fishing sheds of Norwegian origin. Our cottages are located on the Mjóeyri peninsula, just outside the village, and offer unbelievable tranquility and a stunning view over the fjord and the surrounding mountains. We offer three kinds of cottages of different sizes.  Each cottage is homey and includes equipped kitchens, living area, and bathroom facilities.  TV, bed linen, towels, and free Wifi is available in the cottages.  The biggest cottages are 39m2 and can accommodate 4-6 persons and the smaller, 24m2 and 29m2, can accommodate 2-4 persons.  Breakfast is available upon advanced notice. Dinner is available during the summer season June – September and is served in our restaurant Randúlfs Sea House, about 500 meters from the guesthouse.  The original house was built in 1885. It has been renovated, updated, and newly decorated, and now it bears the mark of the old and the new times. We put our efforts into creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. From the guesthouse, there is an excellent view of the fjord and the town of Eskifjordur. We offer accommodations in four bedrooms; single, double and twin with joint cooking facilities, a living room, and washroom facilities. All rooms have radio and TV. The premises are a no-smoking area. A spacious veranda lends access to the breakfast room. Bathhouse with sauna, showers, toilets and washing machine is also available for our guests and Jacuzzi in a boat is located in front of the bathhouse.  
Skipalækur
Skipalækur combines all the advantages of rural and urban residency. This peaceful haven in the Fell region -which boasts some of the most splendid views East Iceland has to offer - is but a stone´s throw away from all the service centres of Fellabær and Egilsstaðir. The Skipalækur camping place has all the facilities required for a successful and enjoyable stay. Skipalækur offers full-fledged overnight stay or sleeping bag accommodation  in rooms of three categories: Rooms without bath and shared living room, WC and cooking facilities. Suitable for up to 10 people. Bed w. linen in single or double rooms, w/without breakfastFamily rooms for 4 people w. private WC and sink, shared shower-, cooking- living room facilities.Bed w. linen, w/without breakfast, children 2-11 years pay half-rates. Room w. bath – refrigerator and kettle in room but no cooking facility at hand. Bed w. linen in double rooms along with breakfast buffet. Extra bed is optional. The five Skipalækur chalets, situated on the banks of lake Lögurinn, offer an exceptional view. Each chalet comes with furniture, bathroom, and shower, a small kitchen w. stove and a refrigerator. TV, radio and a grill come with every chalet. Three of the chalets can accommodate four guests while two are tailored to the needs of two persons. Each hut has space for two extra persons. Bed linens are available upon request. Cleaning is not included.
Reyðarfjörður HI Hostel - Hjá Marlín
The guesthouse/youth hostel is located in three houses, one of which has 5 rooms and the other 10 double- and triple rooms.  Accommodation capacity totals 100, available either as ready-made beds or sleeping-bag accommodation. Breakfast-service is an option but cooking facilities are at hand in every house. Internet and laundry service available. Please contact for prices and booking information. reydarfjordur@hostel.is
Ferðafélag Fljótsdalshéraðs - Loðmundarfjörður-Klyppstaður
The chalet of the Fljótsdalshérað Touring Club at Klyppsstaður in deserted fjord Loðmundarfjörður has room for sleeping bag accommodation for up to 38 people. This is a recent chalet, situated along the celebrated Víkurslóðir hiking route. . Accommodation: 38 sleeping bag. Operating time: Closed and locked during winter, wardens during summer. Telephone: 354-863 8637. GPS: N°65.21.909-W13°53.787. Other facilities: Wood stove for heating. Gas stove for cooking. Toilet and shower. Camping place. Coal grill (but no coals)
Ferðafélag Fljótsdalshéraðs - Egilssel at Kollumúlavatn
Accommodation: 22 sleeping bags. Telephone: No telephone. GPS: N64°36.680 - W15°08.780. Other facilities: Wood stove for heating. Gas stove for cooking. Dry toilet. Camping place. . Notice: The hut is locked the whole year. There is a key box and people need to contact the office for key numbers.  Telephone 354-863 5813
Ferðafélag Fljótsdalshéraðs - Breiðuvíkurskáli
. Accommodation: 33 sleeping bags. Operating time: Closed and locked during winter, wardens during summer. Telephone: No telephone. GPS: N65°27.830-W13°40.286. Other facilities: Wood stove for heating. Gas stove for cooking. Toilets and shower.  Camping place, coal grill (but no coals)
Hafaldan HI Hostel / Harbour Building
Nestled in the mountainous landscape of the Eastfjords, Seyðisfjörður is a true gem of a town with colorful little houses and a vibrant arts community. It was the site of the internationally acclaimed television series Trapped, showing its ominous side in the middle of winter. In the summer the town is alive with cultural events, and when the Norröna ferry docks every week it is transformed into the smallest metropolis in the world. The Seyðisfjörður HI Hostel is located in two different but equally charming historic houses;  Hafaldan Harbour and Hafaldan old Hospital.    Hafaldan Harbour Hostel was established in 1975 and nestles on the north side of the Seyðisfjörður fjord with an amazing view from the dining area. Rooms are small & cozy with washbasin in every room. Very authentic hostel with a lot of charm. Ideal for those who seek basic & budget accommodation.   Hafaldan old Hospital is located in the town's center in the historic former hospital building. The building has been under constant renovation for the last years and is without a doubt one of Iceland's most charming hostels with beautiful interior design. The newest pride is the little basements "SPA" where guests can enjoy a Sauna & relax after a busy sightseeing day. The hostel offers a variety of different rooms both with private and shared bathrooms.    Both hostels offer very good common facilities. Self Catering Kitchen, Laundry facilities & Free Wi-Fi. Bookings allocated to either building can be done through our website directly or through the Hostelling International website.   We look forward to seeing you in Seydisfjordur!
Sólbrekka in Mjóifjörður
Sólbrekka and cottages in Mjóifjörður are by road no. 953 The nearest town is Egilsstaðir, 42 km. Two cottages located on Brekkubrún, right below the house Brekka. Each house has sleeping place for 4-5 persons, a bedroom with double bed on the ground floor as well as a sleeping loft with space for 2. On the lower floor is a fully equipped kitchenette, kitchen table, sofa bed and sofa table. Sleepingbag- or made up bed accommodation is possible. Free internet connection. Beautiful view over the fjord.  Sólbrekka guesthouse has 5 rooms (4x triple rooms and 1x family room for 6 persons), a shared kitchen and lounge and three bathrooms with showers. Sleepingbag- or made up bed accommodation is possible. Free internet connection is provided for overnight stays and use of washer and dryer. In front of the guesthouse there are outdoor benches, tables and chairs and a playground is close by.  The camping site is on the lawn in front of the guesthouse and a possibility of electricity for RVs. Bike rental is at Sólbrekka and you can rent bicycles all day or part of the day. Great hiking trails in the area, some marked and hiking map for sale. Beautiful waterfalls, magnificent nature view and ideal berry picking in the fall. Service hours: Accommodation in Sólbrekka and cottages Brekkubrún 06.06 - 31.08. Coffee shop in Sólbrekka 15.06 - 10.08. To see a 360° photo of Sólbrekka, please click here.

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